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Tips and Tactics to Help Producers Navigate the Grain Markets (Article)
By: Kurt Lensing, AgStar Assistant Vice President and Industry Specialist
TAGS: Grain, Risk Management Planning, Young, Beginning Farmers
April 10, 2017 - No one can say exactly what grain markets are going to do. However, even in times of compressed margins, there are usually periods when prices rally. In his blog, AgStar’s Kurt Lensing outlines some tips to consider to help mitigate risk and reduce emotional decision making. Continue reading >>
Young, Beginning Farmers
Ten Mistakes to Avoid When Starting or Growing Your Operation (Video)
By: Dr. David Kohl, Agriculture Economist
TAGS: Young, Beginning Farmers, Risk Management Planning, Dairy, Grain, Swine, Women In Agriculture
April 03, 2017 - Are you a young farmer just starting out? In his latest agriculture blog, Dr. David Kohl shares the ten best management practices for young producers. From tips on family living expenses to investing in productive assets, to peer group consultations and more putting these ten tactics in place can help young and beginning farmers stay competitive. Continue reading >>
Why and How to Leverage Farm Management Tools (Article)
By: Ahnna Compart, Sr. Financial Analyst
TAGS: Grain, Risk Management Planning, Young, Beginning Farmers, Dairy, Swine
March 27, 2017 - Typically year-end is the time to think about putting a balance sheet together, preparing an income statement and projected cash flow for the coming year. But, what if we looked at our financial reporting as a fluid tool to help guide decision making and adjust course when confronted with something unexpected? AgStar's Ahnna Compart shares why this method can bring fewer surprises come year-end and empower producers to level-set goals, inputs and relationships at any time and steer operational success sooner, rather than later. Continue reading >>
Young, Beginning Farmers
Focus Areas of Minnesota and Wisconsin Young Beginning Farmers (e-book)
By: AgStar Financial Services, Trusted Industry Expertise
TAGS: Young, Beginning Farmers, Grain, Dairy, Swine
March 20, 2017 - There’s a lot of talk in the media around millennials being the “entitled” generation. From our experience at AgStar with our young and beginning clients, nothing could be further from the truth. Continue reading >>
Young, Beginning Farmers
When the going gets tough the tough get going. Focus areas for young and beginning farmers (Article)
By: Mike Patterson, Senior Financial Services Executive
TAGS: Young, Beginning Farmers, Risk Management Planning, Grain
March 14, 2017 - What's on the minds of young and beginning farmers for 2017? AgStar asked our young clients about their areas of focus for this year. AgStar's Mike Patterson provides an overview. Continue reading >>
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